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German Coal Expansion

December 07, 2017

There is a perception throughout the developed world that coal has seen its last days. Surprising to most, this is not the case. In Germany, which is one of the world’s greenest nations, there is an acceleration of coal production for electricity generation. Germany has become over-reliant on rene .. read more

Global Climate Policy and Energy: The Reality of it All

July 24, 2017

Despite attempts to move the world away from coal power generation, many countries are still planning or constructing over 1,600 coal plants in 62 countries. These new plants would expand the world’s coal-fired power capacity by 43 percent. The new plants would also make it virtually impossible to .. read more

Global Petroleum Market Today

May 16, 2017

May could be shaping up to be the beginning of another round of industry consolidation due to a precipitous fall in crude prices, or a move to higher prices from production cuts by OPEC and depletion beginning to show itself in the United States’ shale plays. Currently, WTI crude is priced at $47. .. read more